- Senatorial province
A senatorial province was a
Roman provincewhere the Roman Senatehad the right to appoint governors. These provinces were away from the Empire's borders and free from the likelihood of rebellion, and so had few if any legions stationed in them (thus lessening the chance the Senate might try to seize power from the Emperor). They were often along the Mediterranean Sea.
The provinces were grouped into imperial provinces and senatorial provinces shortly after the accession of Augustus.
14 ADthe following provinces were senatorial provinces:
Creta et Cyrene
*Macedonia (Macedonia & Thessalia)
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